Appliances Servicing Technician

Appliances Service Technicians handle and use refrigerants while servicing self contained refrigeration and air conditioning appliances. The work includes compliance with regulatory requirements for purchasing and handling refrigerants.

Personal requirements of a Appliances Service Technician may include:

  • Problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Manual dexterity

Appliances Service Technicians may complete the following tasks:

  • Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals
  • Prepare refrigeration tubing and fittings
  • Recover, pressure and leak test, evacuate and charge refrigerants - appliances
  • Maintain documentation
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Receive and store materials and equipment for electrotechnology work
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Document occupational hazards in refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Recover, pressure and leak test, evacuate and charge refrigerants - split air conditioning systems
  • Carry out repairs to appliance refrigeration systems

This career requires an apprenticeship or certificate in Appliance servicing.